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pinWhat does Rebekah mean?

Rebekah /re-be-kah/ as a girls' name is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Rebekah is "to bind". Rebekah is an alternate spelling, with the suffix -kah, of Rebecca (Hebrew). Biblical: Rebekah.


Rebekah has 16 variants: Rebakah, Rebbeca, Rebbecca, Rebbecka, Rebeca, Rebecah, Rebeccah, Rebecka, Rebeckah, Rebeckia, Rebeka, Rebekha, Rebekka, Rebekkah, Rebekke and Ribecca.

Rebekah has 13 more different relations via Rebecca: Beckah, Reba, Rebba, Rebeccka, Rebecha, Rebecky, Rebeha, Rebeque, Reeba, Reveka, Revekah, Revekka and Rivkah.

Kreatif forms: Rabekah, Raibekah, Robekah. [more]

pinHow popular is Rebekah?

Rebekah is a very popular first name for females (#525 out of 4276, Top 12%) but a unique surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Displayed below is the baby name statistics of Rebekah for girls. Rebekah was first listed in 1940-1949 and reached its top position of #145 in the U.S. in the year 1992, and is presently at #500. (2014 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Rebekah name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Rebekah outside U.S.

Prominent varying forms of Rebekah (#500 the previous year) appearing in the Top 1000 are Rebecca (#184 the previous year), Rebecka, Reba and Rebeca. Usage of these forms of Rebekah was common in the year 1994 (average #563) and is somewhat lower today (#736, 39.7%), with forms like Reba becoming somewhat outmoded. Rebecca is the steady favorite, although Rebekah appears to be gaining favor too.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Rebekah, Reba, Rebeca, Rebecca in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Rebekah, Rebecca, Rebecka outside U.S.

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Suggested similar baby names are Deberah, Deborah, Debrah, Geelah, Keevah, Leelah, Leenah, Meerah, Neenah, Nevesah, Rabiah, Raenah, Reannah, Reberta, Reeda, Reena, Reesa, Reeta, Reeva, Regena, Reseda, Reubena, Rezka, Rieka, Robena, Rosenah, Rubena, Sebinah, Seemah and Serenah. These names tend to be less frequently used than Rebekah.